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  • Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s PUNK: Chaos to Couture at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Left: Sid Vicious, 1977. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph © Dennis Morris - all rights reserved Right: Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913), 2011. Vogue, March 2011. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by David Sims.

    Every once in a while f-a-s-h-i-o-n takes itself way too seriously and fails to remember the heart + soul that is the inspiration for its being. There, I have said it. I wanted to love PUNK: Chaos to Couture at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. But when you take the grit out of a movement and distance it from its authenticity, what’s left are derivative pieces which, when standing alone, are lost in the vapor that is a hot flash of…

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  • Punk Inspiration? Here’s some luxe punk to rev up your look!

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    Once upon a time there was the Rich Hippie Look, now thanks to the Met, the latest fashion oxymoron is the Luxe Punk. Take punk inspiration from Chaos to Couture and try these tough looks on for instant edge, and an easily accessible update that’s daringly fun and always hip The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s much hyped, Punk Inspired costume exhibition which opened yesterday, had us thinking of how punk has inspired fashion so immensely that you can use it your…

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  • Agyness Deyn Works East Village Punk Mash-Up Style


    “Sneak Peak: The September “New York” issue of V Magazine features supermodel Agyness Deyn looking very downtown. I’m a downtown girl through and through..Self-expression rather than cloned perfection is more my thing and that’s what I love most about living in New York’s East Village.The neighborhood maintains its sense of edgy self-made style and uniqueness. Sure, punk stores on Saint Mark’s Place have been replaced by yogurt shops and dissident rockers gave way to hip Japanese and NYU students, but…

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  • Kristen Stewart in The Runaways get the rocker look


    “Kristen Stewart in The Runaways get the rocker look.New production still of Kristen Stewart from “The Runaways”It’s hard to not have a girl crush on rock and roll legend Joan Jett.And, for a new generation, it’s hard to not be in love with Kristen Stewart.When we got our hands on this brand new movie still of Kristen in “The Runaways,” we had to share it with you. But then we were thinking that if you loved Joan Jett from the…

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